Sign the charter


By signing up to this Charter you will join people, businesses and communities from across the country in a commitment to work together to halve Ireland’s food waste.

This commitment involves implementing at least one food waste prevention action within the first year of signing up, and putting at least two additional measures in place to be carried out by 2020.

Food Waste Charter for Ireland

This Charter is a public expression of commitment to achieve an Ireland where food is consumed, not wasted.



Recent Actions

Mick in Offaly signed up to the Charter for his Tidy Towns group. They are going to run information stands in their local supermarket and run a Stop Food Waste Challenge in the autumn.

Rebecca in Cork has signed up on behalf of her business support organisation. This year they are going to run a series of seminars promoting food waste prevention to food companies in the area.

Patrick has signed his national school in Sligo up to the charter. The students are going to promote food waste prevention to their parents and will aim to have zero waste produced in the school.

Deirdre from a pharmachem company in Cork has signed up her business and aims to reduce canteen food waste by 10% per person. They will also run a Stop Food Waste Challenge with staff.